NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PM360, a leading health-marketing industry trade magazine, announced the winners of their annual Pharma Choice Awards, which recognize the best healthcare creative campaigns and initiatives in 13 categories: App, Consumer Website, DTC/DTP, Multichannel, Philanthropic, Professional Print Campaign, Professional Website, Sales Aid, Self-promotion, Social Media, Unbranded, Variety, and Video. The 39 winners are featured in the January 2018 issue of PM360. And can be viewed online at www.pm360online.com/2017-pm360-pharma-choice-award-winners.
The PM360 Pharma Choice Awards, now in its ninth year, are the only industry awards that recognize outstanding achievement and creativity in healthcare marketing by allowing the industry as a whole to choose the winners. All submissions are placed online where anyone in the industry can vote for their favorites based on content, format, imagination, influence on the industry, and overall quality. More than 7,000 votes total were cast to decide this year's winners.
"The best way to determine the most imaginative life sciences marketing campaigns from the past year is by letting every single one of the people who worked on these campaigns have a say in who wins," says Anna Stashower, CEO and Publisher of PM360. "In the end, talent will recognize talent, and the winners end up with more than just a trophy—they get the respect of their peers."
A Gold, Silver, and Bronze award is given to the top three vote-getters in each of the 13 distinct categories. Additionally, the overall top three vote-getters receive special recognition by appearing on the cover of the January 2018 issue. This year the top honors went to Sunovion Pharmaceuticals' "LATUDA Patient Builder IVA" App done with AbelsonTaylor; Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck USA's "Lighter Blue" Social Media campaign done with Klick Health and McCann HumanCare; and Avanir Pharmaceuticals' "GenWhy" DTC/DTP campaign done with precisioneffect.
This year's PM360 Pharma Choice winners are:
GOLD: "LATUDA Patient Builder IVA" for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals. Agency: AbelsonTaylor
SILVER: "Making Virtual a Reality" for Regeneron. Agency: Intouch Solutions
BRONZE: "ASSURE Program™ Local Care Center App" for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Agency: MediMedia Managed Markets, an ICON plc Company
GOLD: GAMUNEX-C "More to You" Patient Website for Grifols. Agency: SCOUT Marketing
SILVER: "Mederma® Consumer Website" for Merz North America. Agency: Excitant Healthcare Advertising
BRONZE: "PBA Info Hand Print Website" for Avanir Pharmaceuticals. Agency: AbelsonTaylor
GOLD: "GenWhy" for Avanir Pharmaceuticals. Agency: precisioneffect
SILVER: "Control That Liberates" for Strongbridge Biopharma. Agency: Calcium
BRONZE: Firazyr "Mantra" for Shire. Agency: Dudnyk
GOLD: "Precisely Focused INGREZZA HCP Campaign" for Neurocrine Biosciences. Agency: JUICE Pharma Worldwide
SILVER: "eyelove" for Shire. Agency: Digitas Health
BRONZE: "ALS Pathways" for Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America. Agency: HCB Health
GOLD: "Can't Silence a Cure for AIDS" for The Research Foundation to Cure AIDS. Agency: Havas Life New York
SILVER: "Even a Trace Can Be Deadly Campaign" for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). Agency: Patients & Purpose
BRONZE: "Garden in the City Gala" for Wellness House. Agency: Core-Rx Communications
PROFESSIONAL PRINT CAMPAIGN
GOLD: "Meet Your Match" for Flexion Therapeutics. Agency: Dudnyk
PROFESSIONAL PRINT CAMPAIGN
SILVER: "Legendary Survival / Unicorns Among Us" Campaign for Novartis. Agency: Harrison and Star
PROFESSIONAL PRINT CAMPAIGN
BRONZE: "MAXFRAME Success in 3-D" for Depuy Synthes, a J&J Company. Agency: Elevate
GOLD: "Turning the Tables on PPP" for Strongbridge Biopharma. Agency: Calcium
SILVER: "Opioid IQ" for Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Agency: Concentric Health Experience
BRONZE: "TresibaPro.com: Promotional Launch & Evolution" for Novo Nordisk Inc. Agencies: closerlook, inc. & Underscore Marketing LLC
GOLD: "ADASUVE Agitation De-escalation" for Galen US. Agency: Elevate
SILVER: "MAX Impact" for Becton, Dickinson and Company. Agency: Purohit Navigation
BRONZE: "Ferring Reproductive Health Franchise VR Sales Aids" for Ferring Pharmaceuticals. Agency: Confideo Labs
GOLD: "Making Medicine Matter." Agency: Concentric Health Experience
SILVER: "On the Moove in 2017." Agency: Calcium
BRONZE: "Welcome to the Jungle." Agency: Elevate
GOLD: "Lighter Blue" for Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck USA. Agencies: Klick Health and McCann HumanCare
SILVER: "Sunovion Corporate Twitter Channel" from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
BRONZE: "#MyEpilepsyHero" for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals. Agency: AbelsonTaylor
GOLD: "Be Vocal: Speak Up for Mental Health" for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Agency: Biosector 2
SILVER: "You Don't Know Jack About MS®: Webisode: How I told My Family about My MS Diagnosis" for Teva Pharmaceuticals. Agency: RXMOSAIC
BRONZE: "Keep Her Awesome" for Symbiomix, LLC (a Lupin Company). Agency: W2O Group
VARIETY (HCP ENGAGEMENT)
GOLD: "Brovana HCP PageGrabber" for Sunovion. Agency: Heartbeat
VARIETY (CONFERENCE MARKETING)
SILVER: "A Booth Experience to Remember" for Shire Mydayis. Agency: Intouch Solutions
VARIETY (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE)
BRONZE: "mBC | With Watson" for Pfizer Oncology. Agency: ghg | greyhealth group
GOLD: "An Original Take on ADHD in Children and Teens" for Shire. Agency: Intouch Solutions
SILVER: "Biopharmaceutical Mixed Media VR Manufacturing Tour" for Boehringer Ingelheim. Agency: Confideo Labs
BRONZE: "Birthday Party" for Pfizer. Agency: ghg | greyhealth group
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